Dear doctors, as a person with ankylosing spondylitis, could you tell about the price of tnf-inhibitors, such as etanercept, infliximab, adalimumab?

See below. They run about 4figures/month.---if you have not insurance, you may qualify to receive the drug for free directly from the pharmaceutical company. Talk to your rheumatologist about this.

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With other tnf inhibitors such as humira and enbrel (etanercept) are there?

See below. Cimzia (certolizumab pegol), simponi (golimumab), and Remicade (infliximab) are the other tnf Alpha inhibitors available in the United States. Read more...
See list. In the usa, the available tnf inhibitors are Adalimumab (humira), Etanercept (enbrel), certolizumab pegol (cimzia), golimumab (simponi), and Infliximab (remicade). Read more...

What are the side effects of tnf inhibitors such as humira and enbrel (etanercept)?

See below. The important side effects that have been most extensively related to tnf blockers include: lymphoma, infections including tuberculosis, congestive heart failure, demyelinating disease, a lupus-like syndrome, induction of auto-antibodies, injection site reactions, and systemic side effects. Read more...

Have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis...My age 23...My doctor put me on humira (adalimumab) for 1year. The year is end with dramatic response. Shall istop?

Long Term treatment. This condition at this point has no cure so treatment is often life long. Regular assessment by a rhuematologist is needed so the disease can be followed, reactions to medications monitored and referral to surgeons set up if problems arise (ie spinal stenosis, fractures, infections from immuno-supression etc). Read more...
Talk to your doc. If you come off the medicine you may relapse. Everybody responds differently. Sometimes you can off and go on nsaids. Read more...